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Strong's #556 - ἀπελαύνω

from (G575) and (G1643)
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  1. to drive away, drive off
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Strong #: 5337 ‑ נָצַל (naw‑tsal');  7971 ‑ שָׁלַח (shaw‑lakh');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


also ἀπέλα as imper. from pres. ἀπελάω, X. Cyr. 8.3.32; Dor. impf. ἀπήλαον vulg. in Ar. Lys. 1001 (but prob. ἀπήλααν, = ἀπήλασαν, should be read): fut. -ελάσω LXX Ezekiel 34:12; Att. -ελῶ (also in Hdt. 8.102): pf. -ελήλακα X. Cyr. 4.2.10: Pass., aor. -ηλάθην [ ]: pf. part. ἀπεληλαμένος Artem. 4 Prooem.: Med., aor. -ηλασάμην AP 7.303 (Antip. Sid.):

1. drive away, expel from a place, τινὰ δόμων, πόλεως, etc., E. Alc. 553, etc.; ἀπὸ τόπου X. Cyr. 3.2.16; ἀ. τινά drive away, banish him, S. OC 93, 1356, etc.; expel (from a society), X. An. 3.1.32; exclude, keep at a distance, Ar. Eq. 58; remove, φόβον τινί X. Cyr. 4.2.10; exclude from a thing, Id. HG 3.2.31: Med., ἀ. τί τινος ward off, avert from him, AP l.c.

2. ἀ. στρατιήν lead away an army, Hdt. 4.92: freq. abs. like ἀπάγω, march, depart, ἐς τὰς Σάρδις Id. 1.77, cf. 5.25, etc.; πυρώσας τὰς Ἀθήνας ἀπελᾷς Id. 8.102; also (sc. ἵππον) ride away, X. Smp. 9.7, etc.

II Pass., to be driven away, ἐνθεῦτεν Hdt. 5.94; ἐντεῦθεν εἰς ἄλλον τόπον X. Cyr. 1.2.3; γῆς ἐμῆς πρός τινος S. OC 599; to be excluded from a thing, ἁπάσης [τῆς στρατιῆς] from the command, Hdt. 7.161, cf. X. Cyr. 1.2.15; τῆς πολιτείας Lys. 18.5; τῶν ἀρχῶν Pl. R. 564d; ἀ. τῆς φροντίδος to be far from, Hdt. 7.205; ἐς πατέρ' ἀπηλάθην τύχης was barred from [good] fortune on my father's side, E. HF 63; ἀ. φιλίας Them. Or. 7.90c.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀπελαύνω: 1 aorist ἀπήλασα; to drive away, drive off: Acts 18:16. (common in Greek writings.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἀπ -ελαύνω ,

[in LXX for H5337, H7971;]

to drive away: Acts 18:16 (MM, s.v.).†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

P Giss I. 70.7 (Hadrian) ἀπέλα ̣[σ ]α τὸ πλοῖον περὶ ὥραν ἐνάτην, ";I caused the boat to sail about the ninth hour."; P Tor I. 1iii. 32 (B.C. 116) (= Chrest. II. p. 33) καὶ κατὰ μὲν τὸν τρόπον τοῦτον φήσας ἀπελαύνεσθαι αὐτοὺς τῆς κρατήσεως τῆς οἰκίας. P Par 37.17 ἀπελάσαντό με, with mid. for act. : note the dropped augment in the two aorist forms cited here. BGU III. 759.18 (A.D. 125) ἀπήλασαν αἶγας τρεῖς (of robbers), P Lips I. 37.28 (A.D. 389) ζῶα ἀπελακότας (sc. ἀπεληλ.) πολλάκις.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
απελάσω απηλασεν απήλασεν ἀπήλασεν apelasen apēlasen apḗlasen
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